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Medical Care Person in Charge (MCPIC)

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Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 12

Medical Care Person in Charge (MCPIC) provides for a specified crew member or crew members to effectively participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance on seagoing ships and to provide the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care while they remain onboard.

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Medical Care Person in Charge (REMOTE-307) course will satisfy the Medical Care Person in Charge training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(ix); 11.307(a)(3)(ix); 11.311(a)(3)(vi); 11.313(a)(3)(vi); 11.315(a)(3)(ii); and 46 CFR 12.621(a)(1) and (2); and Table A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 for an STCW endorsement as Person in Charge of Medical Care.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for officers and other specified crew members to provide immediate medical care on board ship until the patient can be stabilized and safely transported to a medical facility onshore.

Course Length

45-50 hours

Prerequisites

Non-Medical

  • Must have taken the Medical Care Provider within 1 year of attending MCPIC

Medical Personnel

  • Paramedic level or above (must be current and provide verification)
  • Must have taken the Medical Care Provider Course or PHTLS within 1 year of attending MCPIC
  • Must have a current CPR certification

Renewal

Every 4 years

Students who successfully complete the Medical Care Person in Charge course will receive a certificate of completion that is valid for four years.

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